The Best NBA Starting Five From Every Continent

Global NBA Lineups: A year ago, we crafted all-time NBA starting lineups from different continents. Now, with 125 international players from 40 countries in the 2023-24 NBA season, we're creating lineups based on current rosters.

Selection Criteria: Players are chosen based on their birth continent or international representation. 

All-North American Team: The All-North American team is an early favorite, featuring superstar veterans committed to Team USA for the 2024 Olympics. 

Backcourt Firepower: Stephen Curry and Devin Booker in the backcourt provide explosive offensive skills. 

LeBron James Leadership: Despite being 38, LeBron James remains a top player, offering leadership and high basketball IQ. 

Kevin Durant's Efficiency: Kevin Durant adds another scoring dimension to the team, efficiently attacking mid-range shots and three-pointers. 

Joel Embiid's Dominance: Joel Embiid, the reigning MVP, completes the lineup with scoring, rebounding, and interior defense. 

South America Absence: Surprisingly, no NBA players from South America are on rosters this season. Players like Raul Neto, Facundo Campazzo, and Leandro Bolmaro from countries like Brazil and Argentina are currently free agents.

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